Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor recently launched consultations on proposed measures that seek to strengthen requirements for labelling and packaging vaping products. The government already has measures in place to restrict advertising that appeals to youth. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Across Canada, underage youth are legally restricted from purchasing alcohol, marijuana, cigarettes, and vapes. But according to recently released survey data, they are using them anyway.
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